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pollyyyz
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
* This is my 4th cruise, 2 with Royal Carribbean and 2 with Norwegian * First time staying in a Studio Cabin, it was a great space for me with lots of storage. If you're claustrophobic you won't like it. If you are a large person you ... Read more
alexthill
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
The cruise was ok, but three main critics of the ship and our experience: 1) Not enough space - It is a huge ship, but the proportion of people to features such as pools, slides, hot tubs, sun deck space, etc... is not good. Way too ... Read more
Mompugz
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
This was our 4th cruise, second with our children, who range from 13-21.while we had a nice time with family and friends, we were never really impressed by anyone on the shop. We did like the ventiloquist, Kenny Byrd, but he was truly a ... Read more
AtlantaVol
Member Since 2008
1 review
234 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
This was our first NCL cruise (16th overall with our favs being Celebrity, RCL and Princess)- we were pleasantly surprised! All 19 of our group had a great time, but I will only speak for my wife and I - the others can write their own ... Read more
Cruisingwith3
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
First, I would like to explain I am an easy going, very happy indiviiual...especially while on vacation. Nothing can really get me down, what is not to like while on vacation...!! That said, I also am an avid cruiser, once yearly on ... Read more

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savvypueblochick
Member Since 2011
9 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed December 2014
Just finished up a 7 day Norwegian Star cruise to the Mexican Riviera... This is my 3rd cruise on the Norwegian Star, my 10th cruise altogether. Embarkation as a suite passenger was fast (less than 30 minutes) however it took 5 hours for ... Read more
Crowboy9
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
First time on Norwegian after a previous cruise with Crystal. No attempts at comparisons here, just an honest review of our experience. Jade chosen for route and schedule and my wife and I were in cabin 11654 , an aft facing cabin. Cabin ... Read more
love2cruisehowboutu
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
Where do I begin. Our first experiance with the Sky was truely one to remember. We normaly sail in a Balcony (BA class mid ship) but on this cruise the cruising gods were smilling down on us and three days before we sailed we were bumped ... Read more
ursinebernese
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I just read 2 conflicting reviews on this cruise and I appreciate a review is only someones opinion so here is another one! In January 2015 we cruised with NCL Getaway (Southampton to New York) and going from their newest ship to the ... Read more
Cruise Fanatic 328
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
We are platinum members with Norwegian. We booked this Western Caribbean cruise for December in May. We arrived in Miami after spending a few days at Disney World in Orlando. Once we checked in our bags for our 12th floor balcony, we ... Read more

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fineashes
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
The Good: 1. Good itinerary 2. Big window in Balcony Stateroom 3. Good Entertainment ( Cruise Director was great) The OK: 1. The food was bland and always the same. I was on a carnival Liberty before this and couldn't help but ... Read more
cutenekko
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Pros: big ship, 3 water slides, 2 rock climbing walls, lots of hot tubs, huge gym, many restaurants, great food and service, excellent entertainment (Blue Man show is a must!), perfect for families with kids (young or teens). Cons: small ... Read more
Shepperd
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I booked this cruise to start a family tradition. My grand daughter (17 months old) had never been on a cruise. I thought departing from New York City would be a good option instead of flying to a port for embarkation. If your looking for ... Read more
nantravls
Member Since 2010
1 review
140 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
25th cruise, 1st NCL, never had a bad cruise, still haven't. We were looking for a very inexpensive holiday cruise and that is what we got. Embarkation was outstanding as was walk off. Plenty of parking at pier although somewhat pricey. ... Read more
alvarezresto
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I cruised NCL Breakaway last July and again on 11/2014. THe first went to Bermuda and this one went to the Bahamas. I must say I was totally impressed with the changes made to the menu and entertainment this time around. We were thinking ... Read more

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nab
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just returned from 11 days on the Pearl. Had a wonderful time! The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Our cabin steward was wonderful, our room was always spotless. The push button flush mechanisms on the toilets don't work well and ... Read more
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grumpycat6464
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife, 2 kids, and myself cruised with Norwegian for the first time Thanksgiving week. There were 2 choices for this week, Norwegian and Princess. We opted for Norwegian because of a low-deposit special. Parking: The port was the ... Read more
lilricky67
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
13 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
Sailed on the Getaway with my wife, four kids and in-laws for the week of Thanksgiving. This is our first time on Norwegian and for the adults, possibly the last. Some of it is just due to our preferences. Thankfully the kids enjoyed ... Read more
Woodman77077
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have been doing Thanksgiving trips with our family for the last few years and decided that a cruise might be the best way to avoid many of the hassles associated with coordinating 12 people ranging in age from 11 to 75. I believe that ... Read more
bettty45
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
33 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed November 2014
We are seasoned cruisers having been on 38 cruises. We booked the thanksgiving cruise with our two adult children and their wives on the 5th floor with windows. We had been on the Dawn when she was new and enjoyed it but this time was very ... Read more

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dutchyvet
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
69 forum posts
0 helpful votes
If you are disabled, handicapped or have a special need think twice before "pearling"...37 night..four cruises back to back and with almost 400 other Aussies onboard this crew had NO IDEA! Immigration and disembarkation were disasters ... Read more
LewCrew
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
168 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with NCL, but it will not be our last. To sum it up in a few words it was excellent. We showed up for embarkation at 11:45 and the line up was less than 15 minutes. We had our photo taken and then found out that ... Read more
shrumster
Member Since 2012
9 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2014
NCL has the cruise business down to a science. We have cruised over 30 times and are relative new to NCL. After cruising on the Epic in January of 2014 and the Getaway in March of 2014, NCL is our new favorite line. From the ease of ... Read more
Ines & Volker
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a fantastic Christmas and New Year's Cruise on the Sun :-) The cruise crew staff was fantastic! Everyone worked together very well as a team which makes for us a wonderful cruise. Everyone who worked on the Sun was friendly and ... Read more
tnilinger
Member Since 2010
7 reviews
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2013
This is a beautiful ship! All the public rooms are wonderful, as was our cabin. Embarkation was a little hectic, as they are trying to get so many people on in a short time...the cruise leaves at 3:00 p.m. But, other than that we never ... Read more

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